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Firmware Engineer, Modem System Software, Pixel Mobile Wireless



New Taipei City, Taiwan
Posted on Friday, May 26, 2023

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Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Communications/Electrical Engineering, a related field, or equivalent practical experience.
  • 4 years of experience in software development with C/C++.
  • 3 years of experience in embedded system or firmware development, and deployment for Board Support Packages (BSP), and Linux kernel modules.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience with embedded system development, real-time operating systems (RTOS), and microcontrollers.
  • Experience in peripheral component interconnect express (PCIe) specification, PCIe-based system design and development, or system RAM dump analysis, with debugging and simulator skills in TRACE32/JTAG/ETM.
  • Experience with PCIe device driver development and debugging.
  • Ability to debug firmware issues.

About the job

In this role, the team's mission is to provide the most reliable, scalable and efficient 4G/5G embedded wireless platform with Google's innovative technologies and products. You will work with early hardware prototypes, design next-generation features, and ship consumer hardware.

Making the world's information universally accessible and useful doesn't stop at the desktop. The Mobile team builds tools to get you the information you need no matter where you are. Android has become the world's most popular mobile ecosystem, powering billions of devices, from smartphones to tablets, watches to TVs and everything in between. Whether adding to the core Android experience, forging new markets for digital content, creating immersive and portable versions of our products or managing relationships with a global community of developers, the Mobile team is giving you Google on the go.


  • Design, implement, and test software for embedded development on modems. Develop embedded software frameworks maximizing leverage and scalability across products.
  • Create system and developer tools for optimizing performance. Implement and tune algorithms for optimizing performance, power, and thermal metrics.
  • Build automated regression test systems to validate features and measure system performance.
  • Work with other cross-functional teams to understand requirements and meet compliance/conformance metrics.
  • Bringing up new prototype hardware systems.

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